The Anchor Tap


The Anchor Tap was originally owned by John Courage, who is famous in the British brewing circles, and this was his first pub. There are an assortment of games spread throughout its numerous rooms. Catering for private parties is available upon request and a pool table and darts are provided as additional entertainment.

Venue Details & Map

The Anchor Tap

20A Horselydown Lane
+44 (0)20 7403 4637
Public transport:
Tower Hill, Underground
Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 15 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The Anchor Tap

1.0 out of 5 19 January 2016
by Steffa B.

Since the "manager" of this place decided to call me a liar on my TripAdvisor review, and I have no way to rebut him/her (and my 180+ reviews on TripAdvisor are all honest... I've never "gouged" any business unfairly or just for pure meanness!), here's my review of the Anchor Tap.

It did TRULY go dead-quiet when we walked in. We were clearly not welcome, either by the bartender OR the other...more

4.0 out of 5 15 October 2015
by Toni P.

Very cosey atmosphere. Food served piping hot. Had steak and kidney pie with chips, great flavor and filling. Just around the corner is heavily touristed London bridge, but inside the Anchor Tap felt like we were not tourists at all!more

5.0 out of 5 29 June 2015
by Matthew S.

Excellent and friendly service. Food was delicious. Portions were massive. This place is really a hidden gem in Londonmore

4.0 out of 5 20 July 2014
by Kate W.

What a lovely little find this pub was. Great beer garden, delicious and very reasonably priced pints and a pool table!

If you haven't tried it yet, give the Sam Smiths Organic Raspberry Beer a go - whoa it's a fruity explosion. And organic.. so very good for you... Right??more

4.0 out of 5 4 November 2009
by Chris F.

This is another really good Sam Smith's pub, not far from Tower Bridge. A really good find. All the usual Sam Smith's drinks are available of course.

Came here on a lovely sunny day and while I appreciated all the different nooks and crannies this place can boast, I only took them in on my way to the lovely garden. I say 'garden', but there is little in the way of plantlife there. Still,...more

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